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An American Eagle CRJ on the ramp at Columbia Regional Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ian McMurtry)

Three Airlines Suspend Columbia Service over Runway Conditions

Three airlines informed Columbia Regional Airport in central Missouri that they will be temporarily suspending operations under what they claim are unsafe airport operations. Mesa Airlines, SkyWest Airlines and Envoy Air all see Columbia’s only operating runway 13/31 as a safety concern but would not specifically list publicly why the runway was not up to the airlines' standards. For Columbia, losing these carriers means the majority of current flights are gutted for the time being. Flights impacted are the twice-daily…

American Adds New Flights to Canada Starting in 2018

As of Nov. 28, American Airlines announced that it will add additional flights to various cities in  Canada throughout 2018. “We began service to Canada over 75 years ago, making it our longest-served international destination,” said Vasu Raja, American’s vice president, Network & Schedule Planning. “The country is filled with…

University of Nebraska at Omaha Students Explore Envoy

The aviation students of The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) were given a unique opportunity to learn more about Envoy Air on November 11. Serving as a regional carrier for American Airlines, Envoy Air invited UNO Aviation Institute students to spend a day in Dallas/Ft.Worth, Texas visiting the American…

Envoy is Relaunching Flights at New York-LaGuardia

On September 28th, Envoy Air announced that they will re-open their base at LaGuardia starting in 2017. By the first quarter, Envoy will have pilots, flight attendants, and mechanics to yet again operate American Eagle flights. “This exciting development is just the latest in a string of great news for Envoy,” Senior…